Ali Abkar

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Ali Abkar
Picture of professor Ali Abkar (Mathematician, Iran).jpg
Lahijan, Iran
ResidenceTehran, Iran
Alma materLund University
Known forFunctional analysis
Operator theory
Complex Analysis
Nonlinear Functional Analysis
AwardsYoung Mathematician, 2003[1]
Scientific career
InstitutionsImam Khomeini International University
Doctoral advisorHakan Hedenmalm[2]
Doctoral studentsso far, 7 have been graduated.

Ali Abkar is an Iranian mathematician[3] and university professor at Imam Khomeini International University. He is best known for his works on Riesz-type formula,[4] for some works in Nonlinear Functional Analysis,[5] as well as for contributions to The Theory of Bergman spaces.[6]

He has served as Dean of Faculty of Science, Imam Khomeini International University during 2009-2014.

As of September 2013, he was appointed as a member of the editorial board of Bulletin of Iranian Mathematical Society, a journal published by the society. He is a member of the mathematics group of the Iranian Academy of Literature. Ali Abkar has supervised several PhD students in mathematics.


Ali received a BS degree in mathematics from Kharazmi University in 1987, and a Master of Science degree from the University of Tehran in 1991. He then got a Philosofi Licentiat in 1997 from Uppsala University and a PhD in 2000 from Lund University.[7]


He was elected as Young Mathematician by the Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences. The purpose of the award is to acknowledge research by young mathematicians in Iran and encourage the development of mathematics. The Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM) affiliated with the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology, was founded in 1989 under the name of Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (from which it has retained its present acronym).[8]